18 March 2012

Latin American Leaders

Many of today's national leaders in Latin America are left handed. (This is no surprise, as many leaders world wide are left handed--see previous posts.)

Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela, and Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia, are both left handed.
photo of Presidents Chavez and Santos signing
Santos, left, and Chávez, right 

President Felipe Calderón of Mexico is left handed.
photo President Calderon signs as President Obama looks on
Two North American lefties

Laura Chinchilla, President of Costa Rica, is also left handed.
photo President Chinchilla
Presidenta zurda

And the President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, is left handed too.
photo President Piñera
President Piñera

A Chilean site on left-handedness: http://www.zurdos.cl/index.php

Photo credits:

Santos and Chávez: http://www.cnn.com/2011/12/03/world/americas/venezuela-colombia/index.html

Calderón and Obama: http://www.acclaimimages.com/_gallery/_image_pages/0519-1010-0717-0102.html

Chinchilla: http://www.amcostarica.com/071610.htm

Piñera: http://www.minsegpres.gob.cl/2011/04/presidente-pinera-firma-proyecto-de-ley-sobre-probidad-publica/